Matthew Bonn

    Matthew is an International Board member with International Network of Health and Hepatitis in Substance Users, and a knowledge translator for the Dr. Peters Centre. He was previously the program manager with the Canadian Association of People Who Use Drugs. His freelance writing has appeared in publications including The Conversation, CATIE, Doctors Nova Scotia, Policy Options and The Coast. Matthew was also on the 64th Canadian delegation to the Commission on Narcotic Drugs. He is a current drug user and a formerly incarcerated person.

    “Another Dimension”—OD Deaths Fall Sharply in Areas Close to SCS

    Safe consumption sites don’t just protect people from fatal overdose within their walls, suggests ...

    My Benzo Withdrawals Induced Delirium, I’ve Come to Understand

    I’ve always enjoyed using benzodiazepines. These depressants—the best known are pharmaceutical brands like Xanax, ...

    Why Does BC’s Decriminalization Exclude Benzodiazepines?

    The overdose crisis in British Columbia has killed more than 10,000 people since 2016, ...

    Fentanyl Batches I Have Known in Atlantic Canada

    Atlantic Canada often seems to get left out of discussions of our country’s ongoing ...

    World Hepatitis Day 2021 Platforms a Crisis That “Can’t Wait”

    Since 2018, the World Hepatitis Alliance has promoted World Hepatitis Day—July 28—with the hashtag ...